Speaking Events

TEDx Corvallis

July 2, 2023 | Whiteside Theatre, Corvallis


I'm giving a TED talk this summer! Stay tuned for details.

OFN Open House: Unconventional Paths

May 12, 2023 | Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene

As OFN's May special guest, I'll be giving an informal talk about my work in folkloristics, followed by freeform discussion and networking. I'll cover how I got into folklore and why, what I hope to do moving forward, and what my research interests are. This event is a way for graduate students to make connections and for OFN to build community within the field.

Rigor and Remembrance: Two Ways of Being in Time

April 14, 2023 | University of Las Vegas, Nevada

A reading for the 81st annual meeting of the Western States Folklore Society, on how academic guild history and oral folk tradition offer, and necessitate, different ways of being in time.

Deepening Place Relationship: A Request for Feedback

April 4, 2023 | Many Nations Longhouse, University of Oregon, Eugene

A presentation of my masters thesis research at the NAIS Research Colloquium, followed by open discussion on how this work could be strengthened or expanded in the future.

Deepening: Place Relationship in the Valley of Lake Creek, Oregon

November 30, 2022 | Oregon State University, Corvallis

A public talk that I gave during my masters thesis defense. The thesis is an ethnography of place, involving mythology, archaeology, history and ethnographic interviews.